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Individual and environmental factors associated with overweight among children in primary schools in Ghana
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
Background Overweight/obesity is a risk factor for non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and some cancers. Obesity in childhood is known to predict later obesity in adolescence and adulthood. ...
The relationship between food environment, obesity and NCD status among adults aged 30-70 years in Langa and Mount Frere, South Africa.
(University of Western Cape, 2019)
Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are some of the leading causes of death worldwide. Obesity results from the interactions between biology, behaviour, and environment. The current obesity epidemic is largely driven by ...